One Day (2024) s01e04 Episode Script

Episode 4

["I Am the Black Gold of the Sun"
by Rotary Connection playing]
[gentle acoustic guitar intro continues]
- [gulls calling]
- [breeze blowing gently]
[Dexter exhales]
[funky beat starts]
It's beautiful, isn't it?
It's all right. [chuckles softly]
[hypnotic vocals rise]
- [indistinct, excited chatter]
- I am the white side of the sun ♪
[Dexter] Keep up.
- Follow the beat across the light ♪
- [horn honks]
So what happens now?
Uh, I'll go find us somewhere.
Do you wanna wait here?
No way. I'm coming.
[Emma grunts]
[Dexter] Can I take that?
Nope. [exhales]
[Emma] Right. Rule number one.
No flirting with me or with anyone else.
[Dexter] Well, that's easy. I don't flirt.
[Emma sighs]
- [song ends]
- [Emma] Well, there goes rule number two.
[birds singing outside]
[waves crashing]
[scoffs] What time does the seminar start?
[Emma laughs] Oh. Depends.
How long will it take you
to learn how to read?
[chuckles] There's that Northern charm.
Try this. Love and mortality
in communist Prague.
Ah. Well, this looks
[inhales sharply]unbearable.
[both chuckle]
[Dexter scoffs]
[exhales deeply]
Factor 30?
I still burn.
I need cream. Everyone needs cream.
Can I help you?
[Dexter sighs]
Do you want me to do your back?
Go on, then.
[tender music playing]
Scooped quite low, isn't it?
Good job I didn't put it on backwards.
[woman] Excuse me.
- [Dexter] Hi there.
- Aren't you that bloke off the telly?
Uh um, I might be.
Largin' It, isn't it?
The program you're on.
Yeah, that's the one.
I knew it. Are you on the TV too?
No, I work in a restaurant.
[hesitates] Well, part-time. As manager.
Packing it in soon, though.
Training to be a teacher.
[chuckles awkwardly]
[Dexter clicks tongue]
- [woman] Uh [chuckles]
- Maybe we'll see you lot later, then?
- Uh, grab a beer or something.
- Yeah.
[Emma] Mm.
Oh my God.
What? [sighs]
You appear to be very slightly famous.
Does that happen a lot?
No. No, that's never happened before.
- That was weird.
- By weird, do you mean amazing?
- What? Oh.
- [Emma] Oh.
- Look at you. Delighted, I can see it.
- [Dexter] Shut up.
Absolutely bloody delighted!
Stop! Stop!
- [both laugh]
- Last one in the sea's a minor celebrity.
[bright instrumental music playing]
[both laugh]
- It's not gonna change you, is it?
- [Dexter] What?
[Emma] Slight fame.
- God, I hate that word.
- What, "slight"? [laughs]
Oh, come on.
You've probably never even watched it.
Course I've watched it.
[Dexter] And?
- Oh, just tell me what you think.
- Okay.
Well, I think the program's
a bit like being screamed at for an hour
by a drunk with a strobe light.
Okay. That's fair.
[takes a deep breath]
What about me?
I mean, am am I any good as a presenter?
Yeah, you're good. You you are.
You're warm and funny, and
I suppose some people
might even find you attractive.
[chuckles] Hmm.
- Look.
- What?
[Dexter] Naked! [laughs]
Everyone on that beach is naked.
Should we?
Go and join them. Move over to that beach.
Uh, alas, we're prevented by rule four.
No nudity.
It's not a rule. It's a guideline.
No, it's a rule.
Well, we've already broken the bed one.
All the more reason
to rigorously enforce the rest.
[sighs, sniffles]
Why don't you go?
I'll try to tear my eyes away.
I just thought
we might be more comfortable.
More comfortable?
[chuckles] No, I don't think
I would be more comfortable.
Besides, I don't think your girlfriend
would be very pleased.
Ah, Ingrid wouldn't care.
She's very open-minded, Ingrid.
- She'd have had her top off in departures.
- [both laugh]
[soothing music playing]
[breeze blows gently]
[Dexter] Of course,
there's not much I haven't seen.
[Emma] What's that?
I'm just saying. [inhales sharply]
Remember? Grad ball?
If I close my eyes,
I can still picture it.
Mm. Oh my God.
Yep. Our one night of love.
There you are,
in your nuclear disarmament T-shirt.
Mm, drunk.
- Not that drunk.
- Mm, drunk enough.
In fact, I've blanked it out.
Like a car crash.
[soothing music continues]
It was a fun night. Come on.
You, with your big dreams
and your washed-out C&A pants.
[scoffs, giggles]
- "C&A pants." You're funny sometimes.
- [Dexter chuckles]
Am I?
Yeah. Every now and then.
[Dexter] Hmm.
You should be on TV.
- ["You've Got a Woman" by Lion playing]
- [both chuckle softly]
Working on this dream with you
Oh, baby ♪
Baby, baby, baby ♪
I wanna spend my life with you
Oh, baby ♪
Baby, baby, baby ♪
I can see the stars all shining ♪
You and me could be ♪
Happy like the bees, together ♪
You've got a woman ♪
- Who wants first shower?
- Oh, you go for it.
I'm gonna sit out here.
You've got a woman ♪
Woman, woman, woman ♪
Always on my mind ♪
Woman, woman, woman ♪
Always on my mind ♪
- [funky '70s pop ends suddenly]
- [Emma grunts]
[birds singing]
[sighs, sniffles]
[shower running]
[takes a deep breath]
[can pops open]
[Emma, under breath] Shit.
[groans, softly] Oh fuck.
[inhales sharply]
- It's free.
- Hmm?
- [somber music playing]
- [gasps softly]
[breathing deeply]
- [faucet squeaks]
- [water running]
[crickets chirping]
Maybe we should just stay here all week.
Not island-hop. Just stay here.
You think you'd get bored?
[Emma] Uh-uh.
Happy, then?
So what now?
Whatever you want.
[both chuckle softly]
Uh, this was expressly negotiated.
Rule five.
Was that a rule?
I thought it was more of a guideline.
Okay. Dinner, then. I'm starving.
Apparently, they have this thing
called "Greek salad."
- [lighter clicks]
- [upbeat Greek music playing]
[indistinct conversations]
[Emma] Do you think
we'll get sick of each other,
staying here for eight days?
[Dexter] No.
[Emma] We might.
And in case we do
I had an idea.
Let's tell each other something
that the other person doesn't know.
Like a secret?
Like a secret.
Every night for the rest of the holiday.
- Cool. Okay.
- [Emma] Mm-hmm?
You first.
- No, no. You first.
- Why me first?
'Cause you've got
a bottomless supply to choose from.
[both chuckle]
[takes a deep breath] Okay.
Okay, here goes.
[Emma] Mm-hmm?
[inhales sharply]
[quietly] I got off with a guy.
I mean, it it wasn't a big deal.
I was off my face, but
Uh, well, I was on this hard-core night.
"Sex Face," in a club called Strap
in Vauxhall.
"Sex Face" at Strap?
Anyway, I was there
with Ingrid and some of her mates,
and I was dancing,
and this guy comes up to me,
chaps and a harness, and
[sighs]he just started kissing me,
so I kissed him back.
And, um, did you enjoy it?
It was all right.
I mean, a mouth's just a mouth.
Oh, "A mouth is just a mouth."
- Dex, you have the soul of a poet.
- [Dexter] You know what I mean.
[Emma] What did Ingrid say?
She just laughed. She doesn't mind.
- She's bisexual, anyway.
- [laughs]
Yeah, of course. Course she is.
That's what we're supposed to do
at our age, isn't it?
Are we?
[huffs] No one tells me anything.
Don't give me that
that robot nun routine.
You must have got up to stuff. So come on.
Your turn.
Mm. Okay.
Yeah. Let me think.
Go on.
After we met at graduation,
before we became, you know, pals
[inhales sharply]
I had a bit of a crush on you.
[chuckles softly]
Well, not a bit of a crush, actually.
A massive crush, for ages.
I wrote poetry and everything.
Yeah, I'm not proud of myself.
[chuckles softly]
Well, I'm sorry, Em, but
that doesn't count.
[chuckles] Why not?
Because you said it had to be something
that the other person didn't know.
Oh my God, you're so annoying.
- How did you know?
- Tilly told me.
Oh God, Tilly.
So what happened to it? This crush?
Just suppose it was something
you get over in time. Like shingles.
No, really. What happened?
I got to know you.
And then
[softly] Can we get the bill?
- ["Something on Your Mind" playing]
- [sighs]
Yesterday ♪
Any way you made it was just fine ♪
So you turned your days into nighttime ♪
Didn't you know ♪
You can't make it
without ever even trying? ♪
And something's on your mind ♪
Isn't it ♪
Want to go down to the beach?
Let these times show you
That you're breaking up the lines ♪
Leaving all your dreams
Too far behind ♪
All right, I'm going for a swim.
You coming?
[chuckles] Are you insane?
Come on!
- I'll drown!
- No, you won't.
Come on. It'll sober us up.
I haven't got my Oh my God.
[Dexter] Whoo!
- Maybe another day ♪
- [Dexter] Whoo!
You'll want to feel another way ♪
You can't stop crying ♪
- [Dexter] Come in!
- No chance!
[Dexter] It's lovely!
[wistful song ends]
[Dexter] Emma, come on!
Come on!
You know you want to.
- Whoo!
- [sighs]
Why are you such a prude?
Turn around!
[bright music playing]
[Dexter] It's so warm!
[Emma sighs]
[Dexter] Come on, Em.
Before the sun comes up.
[bright music building]
So this is it, then?
- What is?
- Skinny-dipping.
It is. What do you think?
Very larky!
[sighs, sniffles]
That's a very soulful face.
- You're not doing a wee, are ya?
- No.
- [both laugh]
- No.
Sorry for being a bit dickish
in the restaurant.
It's all right. I'm used to it.
I mean, I felt the same. [sniffles]
I didn't write any poetry or anything,
but I fancied you.
I fancy you.
It's just my problem is that I
I fancy pretty much everyone.
I just don't think
I'm ready for a relationship.
I I think, um
I think we'd want different things.
But if you
if you wanted a bit of fun,
no strings, no obligations,
I'd be up for it.
[Dexter coughing]
I'll take that as a "No, thanks."
It's weird, you know.
How you like to keep me warm.
It's like you want me to still fancy you.
Like it's a
a necessary condition
of the cosmos or something.
That I should always just be
off to one side somewhere,
twinkling away for you.
Em, I don't think that's true.
You're You're not, though, are you?
["Anyone Who Knows What Love Is"
by Irma Thomas playing]
Anyone ♪
Anyone ♪
Anyone ♪
Anyone ♪
You can blame me ♪
Try to shame me ♪
And still I'll care for you ♪
You can run around ♪
Even put me down ♪
Still, I'll be there for you ♪
The world ♪
May think I'm foolish ♪
They can't see you ♪
Like I can ♪
Oh, but anyone ♪
Who knows what love is ♪
Will understand ♪
Night, Dex.
Anyone ♪
[softly] Night.
Anyone ♪
Anyone ♪
I just feel so sorry ♪
Anyone ♪
For the ones who pity me ♪
Anyone ♪
'Cause they just don't know ♪
Anyone ♪
Oh, they don't know
What happiness and love can be ♪
I know, I know to ever let you go ♪
Oh, it's more ♪
Than I could ever stand ♪
Oh, but anyone ♪
Who knows what love is ♪
Will understand ♪
Oh ♪
- Anyone ♪
- They'll understand ♪
Anyone ♪
If they try love ♪
They'll understand ♪
Anyone ♪
Oh, try to understand ♪
[song fades out slowly]
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